EVENTS: Re-Imagining the city – The (im)possibility of Design forum, March 10/11, 2016

Exactly forty years ago, Vancouver hosted the first UN Habitat Conference. In 1976, cities were struggling to survive, global warming... Read More

WWJJD? What would Jane Jacobs do about LeBreton Flats

On Saturday February 6, a group of community leaders, artists, architects, planners, creators, writers, historians, professionals... Read More

Museum of Vancouver Launches Your Future Home: Creating The New Vancouver

Following last week’s Vancouver Debates #1 kick off event at the Museum of Vancouver, visitors where invited to the launch of... Read More

Opening The Great Urbanarium Debates

George Bernard Shaw once said: “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change... Read More

Pour one out for the Toronto Coach Terminal

For an busy intercity transit hub in a major North American city, the Toronto Coach Terminal is a sorry sight. Marooned a significant... Read More

Sustainable Architecture Meets Science: The BC Cancer Research Centre

It is well known that environmentalism and sustainability are critical elements of local environmental groups and organizations, such... Read More

UrbSanity: 7 bicentennial ideas for the NCC

As buzz grows about our sesquicentennial in 2017, the National Capital Commission wants us to place our sites on the bicentennial. In... Read More

Toronto’s history in two buildings

Back in May and June of 2015, the Guardian newspaper ran an intriguing series on its Cities page entitled “A history of cities in 50... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: Proceed and Be Bold

Author: Andrea Oppenheimer Dean (Princeton Architectural Press – 2005) Proceed and Be Bold checks in on Rural Studio under the... Read More

Is B.C. home to a green building renaissance?

By Karen Tam Wu France was a hub of the Renaissance, an era that saw landmark buildings built in Paris, including parts of the Louvre... Read More